Bakdash (ice cream parlor)
Bakdash, also known as Bakdach (Arabic: بكداش), is an ice cream parlor in Damascus, Syria. The shop was established around 1885 in Al-Hamidiyah Souq in the old city of Damascus. It is famous for its pistachio-covered Booza, a pounded ice cream with an elastic texture made of mastic and sahlab. It is famous around the Arab world and has become a popular tourist attraction.
- Malouf, Lucy; Bourdain, Anthony; Harvey, Matt (2007), Saha: A Chef's Journey Through Lebanon and Syria, Tuttle Publishing, ISBN 978-0-7946-0490-5